Nov. 15, 2022
Missouri experiences increase in respiratory viruses

Nov. 10, 2022
DHSS publishes draft rules for Missouri’s adult use cannabis program

Oct. 20, 2022
Missouri’s new action plan for cancer control and prevention released

Oct. 17, 2022
Flu and COVID-19 shots encouraged as flu season begins

Oct. 04, 2022
Missouri WIC works to improve health of 80,000 Missourians each month

Sep. 30, 2022
Missouri’s leading health official appointed to two national policy committees

Sep. 29, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended for Missouri WIC participants

Sep. 15, 2022
$13 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to Missouri Veterans Commission

Sep. 09, 2022
Missouri team named a Healthy People 2030 Champion

Sep. 08, 2022
Sensory inclusive pop-up vaccination events for people with developmental disabilities

Sep. 02, 2022
New COVID-19 boosters targeting currently circulating strains becoming available in Missouri

Sep. 01, 2022
$10 million in ARPA funding for Missouri residential care and assisted living facilities

Sep. 01, 2022
Missouri DHSS launches new department brand

Aug. 22, 2022
Missouri Senior Resource Line connects callers with local health and safety resources

Aug. 19, 2022
Joplin’s Michelle Yarnall receives national recognition for contributions to immunization efforts

Aug. 18, 2022
Missouri names new state dental director

Aug. 16, 2022
Missouri’s medical marijuana program publishes third annual report

Aug. 11, 2022
Final Bridgeton health consultation report published

Aug. 04, 2022
USDA recognizes exemplary peer support for breastfeeding mothers

Aug. 01, 2022
Missouri’s maternal mortality report published

Jul. 13, 2022
Missouri selected for George Washington University Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp

Jul. 07, 2022
Missouri DHSS confirms case of rare brain infection

Jun. 29, 2022
DHSS responds to concerns about contraception use

Jun. 21, 2022
Children age 6 months and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri

Jun. 18, 2022
City, State public health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox virus in Missouri

Jun. 14, 2022
Heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination

Jun. 01, 2022
Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

May. 31, 2022
State of Missouri employee selected for national minority leadership program

May. 19, 2022
Missouri health leaders announce plan to eliminate hepatitis C among residents

May. 18, 2022
$5 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to veterans fund

May. 17, 2022
Missouri launches dashboard displaying opioid overdose related data

May. 10, 2022
Missouri health officials and pediatricians ask parents to use caution as nationwide infant formula shortages continue

May. 04, 2022
U.S. Representative Sam Graves honored for his support of rural hospitals

Apr. 27, 2022
Catching up on routine childhood and adolescent immunizations

Apr. 12, 2022
Families of organ donors honored with annual recognition event

Apr. 04, 2022
DHSS celebrates public health leaders

Mar. 29, 2022
DHSS’s Nickelson joins Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Board of Directors

Mar. 21, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended through September for Missouri WIC participants

Mar. 17, 2022
Missouri’s at-home COVID-19 PCR test kit program to cease

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri WIC implements third infant formula waiver from USDA

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri policy allows pharmacists to provide easier access to free or low-cost COVID-19 testing

Feb. 25, 2022
Missouri WIC implements second infant formula waiver from the USDA

Feb. 25, 2022
Educational funding opportunities available for Missouri nursing and medical students and practitioners

Feb. 22, 2022
Missouri WIC receives formula waiver from USDA

Feb. 18, 2022
WIC formula manufacturer, Abbott, recalls powdered infant formula from single manufacturing site

Feb. 02, 2022
WIC Continues to Improve the Health of Missouri’s Women, Infants, and Children

Feb. 01, 2022
State seeking organizations to provide nutritious meals to children during summer months

Jan. 25, 2022
State continues to add COVID-19 testing sites

Jan. 24, 2022
DHSS investigating Legionnaires’ disease cases possibly linked to Phelps County hospital

Jan. 10, 2022
Testing sites added in St. Louis and Kansas City area

Jan. 01, 2022
Sharp increase in demand for COVID-19 testing in Missouri

Dec. 27, 2021
Presence of Omicron variant rising quickly throughout Missouri

Dec. 20, 2021
Medical marijuana sales reach $200 million in Missouri

Dec. 17, 2021
Missouri identifies Omicron variant in wastewater samples

Dec. 15, 2021
CDC awards Missouri public water systems for fluoridation quality

Dec. 14, 2021
Missouri Milestone: One year of COVID-19 vaccines being administered in the state

Dec. 10, 2021
Temporary benefit increase extended through March for Missouri WIC participants

Dec. 07, 2021
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services encourages flu vaccination as flu activity begins to pick up

Dec. 06, 2021
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services warns citizens of text message scam

Dec. 03, 2021
Missouri announces first case of COVID-19 caused by Omicron variant

Nov. 30, 2021
Missouri remains vigilant in COVID-19 variant monitoring

Nov. 19, 2021
Missouri Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots to All Fully Vaccinated Adults

Nov. 18, 2021
Breakthrough infection data added to Missouri’s COVID-19 dashboard

Nov. 03, 2021
Children age 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri

Oct. 27, 2021
Temporary benefit increase for Missouri WIC participants

Oct. 22, 2021
Moderna and J&J COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Being Administered to Eligible Missourians

Oct. 20, 2021
Winners of final MO VIP drawing announced

Oct. 19, 2021
Protection from flu may be even more important this year

Oct. 08, 2021
Winners of final Missouri Vaccine Incentive Program (MO VIP) drawing notified today

Oct. 06, 2021
Vaccinated Missourians Win $10,000 in Fourth Round of State’s Vaccine Incentive Program Drawings

Oct. 05, 2021
Final “MO VIP” drawing is this week

Oct. 04, 2021
Nearly 85 million healthy meals fed to vulnerable Missourians during COVID-19 response

Sep. 27, 2021
Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Being Administered to Eligible Missourians

Sep. 24, 2021
Preliminary winners of fourth Missouri Vaccine Incentive Program (MO VIP) drawing notified today

Sep. 22, 2021
Vaccinated Missourians Win $10,000 in Third Round of State’s Vaccine Incentive Program Drawings

Sep. 21, 2021
Deadline for entries for fourth “MO VIP” drawing is Wednesday

Sep. 16, 2021
$6.8 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to veterans fund

Sep. 10, 2021
Preliminary winners of third Missouri Vaccine Incentive Program (MO VIP) drawing notified Friday

Sep. 08, 2021
Vaccinated Missourians Win $10,000 in Second Round of State’s Vaccine Incentive Program Drawings

Sep. 08, 2021
Deadline for entries for third “MO VIP” drawing is Wednesday

Aug. 30, 2021
Changes to Missouri’s Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline Hours of Operation

Aug. 28, 2021
Preliminary winners of second Missouri Vaccine Incentive Program (MO VIP) drawing notified Friday

Aug. 25, 2021
Vaccinated Missourians Win $10,000 in First Round of State’s Vaccine Incentive Program Drawings

Aug. 24, 2021
Heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination

Aug. 23, 2021
Deadline for entries for second “MO VIP” drawing is Wednesday

Aug. 20, 2021
Missouri DHSS and DESE bring pooled COVID-19 testing to K-12 classrooms in partnership with Concentric by Ginkgo

Aug. 19, 2021
USDA recognizes exemplary support for breastfeeding mothers

Aug. 19, 2021
Missouri’s medical marijuana program publishes second annual report

Aug. 19, 2021
Case of Legionnaires' Disease Reported

Aug. 17, 2021
Certain immunocompromised individuals can now receive third dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Missouri

Aug. 09, 2021
First “MO VIP” drawing this week, deadline for entries is Wednesday

Aug. 05, 2021
Closing Order Issued to Heng Feng Food Services, Inc

Jul. 27, 2021
Missouri’s Vaccine Incentive Program promotes MO ABLE as an option for Missourians with disabilities

Jul. 12, 2021
Diabetes worsens COVID-19 outcomes

Jul. 02, 2021
Freedom from COVID-19 achieved through vaccination

Jul. 01, 2021
Missouri’s Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review (PAMR) board publishes annual maternal mortality report

Jun. 17, 2021
Missouri DHSS urges continued vaccination as close monitoring of Delta variant continues

Jun. 14, 2021
Missouri officials call for support and protection of elders

Jun. 07, 2021
DHSS teams up with Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council to launch COVID-19 plain language guide for the disability community

Jun. 01, 2021
Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs